June 24, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

Glenstone Joins Other Museums Worldwide to Screen Video on the American Black Experience

In an international effort among art museums to respond to the movement for racial justice, Glenstone Museum in Potomac will take part in a 48-hour, multi-institutional screening of  “Love is the Message, The Message is Death.” Glenstone will play the 2016 video montage by Arthur Jafa, which coincides with the current racial justice movement, from […]

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June 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

New Security Screening Equipment Installed at Council Office Building in Rockville

New metal detectors are being installed at the Council Office Building at 100 Maryland Avenue in Rockville. “It’s to screen materials that are coming into the building, to provide more security for everybody in the building, not just the Councilmembers,” explained Glenn Orlin, deputy Council administrator. Beginning on July 5, all visitors to the building will […]

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November 16, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Metro Transit Police Increase Patrols and Inspections Systemwide

In response to the attacks in Paris, the Metro Transit Police Department (MTPD) has announced that is has increased patrols systemwide. According to a news release, riders will likely notice an increased police presence throughout the transit system. Police said the additional patrols began Friday evening and will continue for an unspecified period of time. […]

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October 10, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Rockville Celebrates “Our Town – Rockville” Documentary (VIDEO)

Maryland Public Television’s “Our Town – Rockville” is finally complete. Rock 11 Now has the latest. You can watch the documentary on Oct. 10 and Oct. 11 on Maryland Public Television (MPT). Visit our PEG partner Rockville11 to view more of its programming.

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October 9, 2015 | Aline Barros

Gandhi Brigade Youth Presents “Juvenile Justice: The Road to Reform” (VIDEO)

Seven high school students, members of the Gandhi Brigade Youth Media produced the documentary: Juvenile Justice: The Road to Reform. On Oct. 15, Gandhi Brigade, a nonprofit that works on empowering young people through media, is hosting a free screening in Silver Spring. Following the screening, there will be a panel conversation on the juvenile justice system featuring […]

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November 26, 2014 | Aline Barros

County Officials Advise Those Planning to Travel to West Africa This Holiday Season (VIDEO)

Members of the African Affairs Advisory Group and the Coalition Against Ebola hosted the Ebola: Get Informed, Get Involved town hall meeting on Nov. 25 in Silver Spring to educate attendees about the current Ebola outbreak situation. Aline Barros reports. “If you’re going to return to either Liberia or Sierra Leone, Guinea or now even Mali that […]

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November 20, 2014 | Aline Barros

Residents Gather for Interfaith Prayer Service for Ebola Relief

State health officials are currently monitoring 113 travelers who left West Africa in the past few months as part of an Ebola prevention effort, but none are from Montgomery County. According to a Montgomery County health official, the state has been monitoring all travelers from Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea, and Mali. “These travelers are being called […]

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October 27, 2014 | Krista Brick

map of 2014 Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa from PHIL ID#: 17755

Maryland to Monitor Travelers from West Africa for Ebola

Maryland travelers from certain West African countries should expect to hear from the state’s health department for 21 days to make sure they didn’t contract the Ebola Virus. That’s according to new regulations announced by Governor Martin O’Malley on Monday. Starting today the state will directly monitor the health of all returning travelers from the […]

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March 29, 2013 | Mandi Wyndham

That’s A Wrap!

Our Backpack Journalists previewed their stories this afternoon at MCM! WOW!  I am so proud of all of our Backpack Journalists. They did a phenomenal job. I know that you are going to be amazed at the talent these journalists have.  Take a peek as we got ready to show their stories.  

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